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First look at Rory Keenan in Welcome Home, Captain Fox!

Daniel Bennifer February 12, 2016 13:25

Donmar Warehouse has released the first look at Rory Keenan in Welcome Home, Captain Fox! which begins previews on February 18 before officially opening on March 1. The new version of Jean Anouilh’s hit 1937 play Le Voyageur Sans Bagage by Anthony Weigh promises to be a “sparkling comedy of identity, lost and found.” The …

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream in rehearsals at Lyric Hammersmith

Daniel Bennifer February 10, 2016 15:43

The Lyric and Filter Theatre have released rehearsal photos of its forthcoming production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which begins previews on February 19 at the Lyric Hammersmith. The “riotous reinterpretation” of one of Shakespeare’s most renowned plays tells the classic tale of young lovers and warring fairies. It was last staged at the Lyric …

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Last Night A DJ Saved My Life – New Wimbledon Theatre Review

Daniel Bennifer February 4, 2016 19:25

There’s nothing quite like the theatre. It’s a place where creativity blossoms at its very finest, and new forms of entertainment are welcomed with open arms. The show we’re looking at today is a prime example of that. Last Night A DJ Saved My Life is a new musical starring David Hasselhoff, of Baywatch and …

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Rabbit Hole begins previews this Friday at Hampstead Theatre

Daniel Bennifer January 27, 2016 13:02

David Lindsay-Abaire’s Rabbit Hole is to begin previews from January 29 – this Friday – at Hampstead Theatre, it has been announced. It will mark the UK premiere of the acclaimed playwrights Pulitzer Prize award-winning drama. Rabbit Hole, which made its Broadway debut in 2006, has been described as “a searing and a witty tale” …

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See Gemma Arterton in rehearsal images for Nell Gwynn at the Apollo Theatre

Daniel Bennifer January 26, 2016 17:22

Rehearsal images of Gemma Arterton and her fellow cast in Nell Gwynn, which is set to begin previews at the Apollo Theatre from February 4, have been released today. It was announced back in December that the play by Jessica Swale would transfer to the West End following a sell-out run at Shakespeare’s Globe. It …

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Festival at Hampstead Theatre returns this March

Daniel Bennifer January 25, 2016 12:08

Hampstead Theatre has announced that the second annual Festival at Hampstead Theatre will take place on March 18 – 20, following the success of last year’s event. The Festival promises to showcase more than 30 unique events, including workshops and panel discussions from some of the most prolific and interesting figures in the UK today. …

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Reasons to be Happy begins previews at Hampstead Theatre on March 17

Daniel Bennifer January 25, 2016 11:22

Neil LaBute’s romantic comedy Reasons to be Happy will make its UK premiere at Hampstead Theatre, with previews beginning from March 17, it has been announced today. The play, which is to be directed by Michael Attenborough, follows the lives and loves of four friends as they desperately seek that most elusive goal in life: …

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Goodnight Mr Tom – Duke of York’s Theatre Review

Daniel Bennifer December 21, 2015 12:38

It’s that time folks. We’re in the midst of an influx of Christmas shows once again. Whether you’re looking for a comedic treat courtesy of the pantomime season or a new retelling of a classic play, there’s bound to be something for everyone. Today’s review of Goodnight Mr Tom, which is now showing at the …

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The Homecoming cast to perform Pinter’s poetry as part of 50th anniversary celebrations

Jeremy Ryans December 3, 2015 12:09

To mark the 50th anniversary of Harold Pinter’s seminal play The Homecoming, the cast will read a selection of his poetry at a one-off recital following next Wednesday’s performance, it has been announced. Admission to the recital, which will feature some of the UK’s most skilled interpreters of Pinter’s work, will be free with a …

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Production photos of Jim Broadbent in A Christmas Carol at Noël Coward Theatre

Daniel Bennifer December 2, 2015 16:31

Earlier this week, the Jim Broadbent led production of A Christmas Carol opened at the Noël Coward Theatre and to celebrate, the producers have today released photos of the cast in action on stage. The show sees the Academy Award-winning actor make his much-anticipated return to the stage as Ebenezer Scrooge in Patrick Barlow’s comedic …

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